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Funding Opportunities

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OTHER FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

*Following aggregated by National Center for Families Learning (NCFL).


Department of Agriculture: Women and Minorities in STEM Fields

Deadline May 21, 2019

The program supports research, education and teaching, and extension projects that increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in STEM….

Spencer Foundation: Lyle Spencer Research Awards

Deadline May 22, 2019

Grants of up to $1 million over five years will be awarded in support of transformative academic research projects focused on improving the practice of education....

ASM Materials Education Foundation K-12 Classroom Projects

Deadline May 25, 2019

Twenty grants of $500 each will be awarded to hands-on K-12 projects designed to enhance student awareness of the materials around them....More info>>

Spencer Foundation Conference Grants Program

Deadline May 30, 2019

The Conference Grant Program provides grants of up to $50,000 support to scholars for small research conferences and focused symposia....

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Invites Letters of Intent

Deadline May 31, 2019

The foundation awards seed grants to innovative proposals with the greatest chance of improving the lives of young children on a national scale....

Best Buy Community Grants Program

Deadline May 31, 2019

The Best Buy Community Grants Program provides support community-based organizations that are located within 25 miles of a Best Buy facility. Grants of up to $15,000 to focus on local organizations with a demonstrated track record of building skill proficiency in technology through out-of-school time programs for youth ages 13-18….

Environmental Protection Agency: Workforce Development and Job Training Grants

Deadline Jun 10, 2019

The Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants program provides support to recruit, train, and place local, unemployed, and underemployed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field….  

Youth Service America: Lead Agency Program

Deadline Jun 14, 2019

The program provides grants of up to $9,000 to youth development organizations, community-based organizations, and schools and school districts that bring together coalitions of youth development and community-based organizations, K-12 schools, colleges and universities, government agencies, national service programs, and faith-based organizations….  

Holberg Prize

Deadline Jun 15, 2019

The $600,000 prize is awarded annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social sciences, law, or theology....

NWEA Educators for Equity Grant Program

Deadline Jun 30, 2019

At least three grants of up to $10,000 each will be awarded to schools, school districts, and nonprofit organizations in support of initiatives and programs designed to advance the academic development of underserved pre-K-12 students....  

Karma for Cara Foundation: Microgrant Program

Deadline Jul 1, 2019

Youth 18 years of age or younger may apply for grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. Funded projects include turning a vacant lot into a community garden, rebuilding a school playground, and helping senior citizens get their homes ready for winter….  

Big Lots Foundation

Deadline Jul 1, 2019

The Big Lots Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that improve the lives of families and children in the communities the company serves. The Foundation’s areas of interest include education. Priority is given to organizations that help needy families transition from poverty to self-sufficiency….

Captain Planet Foundation Ecotech Grants

Deadline Jul 15, 2019

Grants of $2,500 will be awarded to projects that motivate children to use innovation, nature-based design, and/or technology to address an environmental problem in their communities....  

MacArthur Foundation: 100&Change

Deadline Aug 6, 2019

100&Change is a MacArthur Foundation competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time. 100&Change is open to organizations and collaborations working in any field, anywhere in the world….

Toshiba America Foundation K-5 Science and Math Projects

Deadline Oct 1, 2019

Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to any K-5 teacher in a public or private nonprofit school in support of an innovative, hands-on science or math education project....

Karma for Cara Foundation: Microgrant Program

Deadline Oct 1, 2019

Youth 18 years of age or younger may apply for grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. Funded projects include turning a vacant lot into a community garden, rebuilding a school playground, and helping senior citizens get their homes ready for winter….  

NCTM Music Projects to Teach Mathematics Grants for Grades Pre-K–5 Teachers

Deadline Nov 1, 2019

Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded to teachers of pre-K-5 mathematics for projects that incorporate music into the classroom with the aim of helping young students learn math....

The Home Depot Foundation: Community Impact Grants Program

Deadline Dec 31, 2019

The program focuses on support for organizations that serve veterans in local communities, as well as organizations that serve diverse and underserved communities. Grants of up to $5,000 are made in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services….

Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

Deadline Dec 31, 2019

Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to local nonprofit organizations in the service area of individual Walmart stores....